Brand Manager UK & Ireland

£40000 - £50000 per annum
02 October 2018
20 October 2018
Alice Swatton
Job Function
Brand / Product
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting Brand Manager role has become available with a global FMCG food brand based in Buckinghamshire. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious candidate to help in executing the global strategy for two key brands with a company offering clear progression.

Client Details

My client manufactures and markets one of the world's most popular foods of its kind with strong marketing positions in over 90 countries. My client is passionate about their culture with a focus on innovation and inspiration as they try to expand their brands and continue leading the market world-wide. The is the perfect role for candidates who wants to see their thinking and ideas converting into action in a short time frame with the ability to influence the business and the future of the company.


The Brand Manager will be delivering marketing plans for the brand and will contribute to all cross-functional actions related to consumers and trade and be responsible for executing the digital and social activities.

* Independently managing the Irish team's relationship with UK, including their budget, planning and marketing plan.

* 360 managements of NPD from conception to launch

* Identifying new gaps in the market to expand product range - competitor analysis and presenting to Marketing Manager

* Working with Nielson to deliver monthly reviews to be presented

* Build your knowledge of your consumer/shopper insight to help develop future NPD and campaigns.

* BTL Marketing including instore POS and retail campaigns

* E-commerce and digital management - campaigns

* P&L management

* Creation of product packaging

* Work closely with sales team developing materials for pitch and help grow distribution

* Managing external agencies

* Manage and track brand activity results and recommend how to improve moving forward

* Be the glue between all other internal teams


The ideal candidate will have strong FMCG marketing experience ideally 3years + - my client is open to sector but preferably food.

They will also have;

* Entrepreneurial and results driven.

* 100% self-motivated, independent and team-oriented attitude.

* Strategic mindset and capable of seeing opportunities and solutions.

* Multi-tasking and prioritising work load, to deliver activities on time and in budget.

* Be resilient with high level of energy and enthusiasm, with a strong commitment to go the extra mile.

* Dynamic and passionate about brand, food and marketing.

Job Offer

The Brand Manager can expect to receive a salary up to £46k depending on experience + great benefits.

This is an office based role, however occasional national and international travel will be required to production sites and distributor's head office.

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